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These are the courses offered by the Engineering Technology program. View the Engineering Technology Course List on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

Courses

ET 101. Fundamentals of Engineering Technology. 2 Credits.

This course equips students with the tools to be a successful student and practicing engineering technologist. Topics covered include ethics, project management, team work, working with data, creating presentations, engineering design, and an understanding of the engineering technology profession.
P: None
Fall Only.

ET 103. Surveying. 3 Credits.

This course covers fundamental concepts and theory of engineering measurements; adjustment and use of instruments; computations; measurement of distance, difference in elevation, angles, and directions; and route and construction surveys. Applications of probability and statistical analysis of surveying are included.
P: MATH 104 or higher; Major in Environmental Engineering Tech
Fall Only.

ET 105. Fundamentals of Drawing. 3 Credits.

This course equips students with the computer aided design software tools to generate 2D and 3D graphics that meet industry standards.
P: MATH 101 with at least a C grade or WPT-MFND score >465 and WPT-AALG score >525 and a declared major in Mechanical, Electrical, or Environmental Engineering Technology
Fall and Spring.

ET 130. Basic Electrical Circuits I. 3 Credits.

This course uses theory, laboratory investigation, and circuit simulation to introduce basic electrical and circuit analysis principals with emphasis on DC current. Concepts of electric and magnetic fields in the context of capacitors and inductors and transient responses responses in DC circuits is included.
P: MATH 104 or higher; Major in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Tech
Fall Only.

ET 131. Basic Electrical Circuits II. 3 Credits.

This course uses theory, laboratory investigation, and circuit simulation to introduce basic electrical and circuit analysis principals with emphasis on AC current. Transformers, 3 phase power, frequency response and analysis, and selected DC current topics will be included.
P: ET 130 with C or higher; Major in Electrical Engineering Tech
Spring.

ET 142. Introduction to Programming. 3 Credits.

This is an introductory course in computer programming using the C++ language. Topics covered include problem solving, algorithms, selected statements, repetition, arrays, functions, and sub-programs. Applications to electrical engineering technology are emphasized.
P: MATH 104 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering.
Spring.

ET 150. Codes, Safety, and Standards. 2 Credits.

This course provides a survey of codes applied to the electrical construction industry, including the National Electric Code, with discussion of safety organizations and their guidelines, including OSHA, IEEE, ISA, ANSI, and UL. Safety procedures and up-to-date electrical codes are emphasized.
P: ET 130 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 198. First Year Seminar. 3 Credits.

First Year Seminar, topics vary.
Reserved for New Incoming Freshman.

ET 201. Introduction to Environmental Engineering. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to educate students in the principal and practice of air quality management and solid and hazardous waste management. This includes sources of air pollution, health and environmental effects of air pollution, and regulations governing air pollution. For solid waste this includes sources of solid waste, disposal of solid waste, regulations, and health and environmental effects.
P: CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 with a C or higher and Major in Environmental Engineering Tech
Fall Only.

ET 203. Introduction to Water and Waste Water. 3 Credits.

This course provides an overview of water resources, drinking water standards, water quality characteristics, water pollutants, and storm water management. Sampling and laboratory instrument procedures are included with statistical analysis of data to complete lab reports.
P: CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 206. Chemistry for Engineers. 4 Credits.

This course will provide engineering students with a background in important concepts and principles of chemistry. Emphasis will be on areas mot relevant for an engineering context with practical applications. In addition to the fundamental concepts of atomic structure, solutions, stoichiometry, kinetics, and enthalpy of reactions, the connections between chemistry, physics, and materials science will be investigated.
P: MATH 104 or concurrent enrollment or equivalent, and either Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering major.
Fall Only.

ET 207. Parametric Modeling. 2 Credits.

This course provides skills and knowledge to enhance computer-aided design and solid modeling concepts including; part modeling, assemblies, engineering drawings and sheet metal modeling. Also Introduces kinematics motion and finite element simulation concepts by using the SOLIDWORKS software.
P: ENGR 104 with a C or higher OR ET 105 with a C or higher, and declared major in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
Fall and Spring.

ET 218. Fluid Mechanics. 3 Credits.

This course covers the theory of fluids including hydrostatics, hydrostatic forces, buoyancy and stability, Bernoulli's equation, pipe flow, open channel flow, drag and lift.
P: PHYSICS 103 with a C or higher OR PHYSICS 201 with a C or higher OR ENGR 213 with a C or higher, and declared major in Environmental Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology
Spring.

ET 232. Semiconductor Devices. 3 Credits.

This course introduces semiconductor materials and manipulation to create several types of diodes, transistors, and optoelectronic devices. The theory and operation of these devices is explored. Laboratory experiments will be performed to measure device characteristics and verify circuit performance.
P: ET 131 with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 233. Linear Circuits. 3 Credits.

This course focuses on the operation, analysis, and application of linear active circuits utilizing transistors, operational amplifiers, comparators, mixers, and other components as well as integrated circuit functions such as converters and phase locked loops.
P: ET 232 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 240. Micro-controllers and Programmable Logic Controllers. 3 Credits.

This course introduces embedded computer systems and mid-range micro-controller peripherals, including electric motor control components, using assembly and C programming. PLC topics such as troubleshooting, timers, counters, sequencers, data move, math, and analog input and output are covered.
P: ET 142 and ET 233 both with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 250. Continuous Signals and Linear Systems. 3 Credits.

This course provides an introduction to signals and systems analysis techniques for continuous-time signals and linear systems. Topics include continuous-time signals and linear systems definitions and properties as well as signal processing techniques and applications. Signals and systems representations and applications to circuit analysis will also be performed using MATLAB.
P: MATH 203 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology
Fall Only.

ET 305. Environmental Systems. 4 Credits.

Physical and chemical aspects of natural environmental processes. The movement, transformation, and fate of materials and contaminants.
P: CHEM 212 with at least a C grade AND GEOSCI 202 with at least a C grade AND MATH 104 or MATH 202 with at least a C grade AND BIOLOGY 201/202 with at least a C grade
Fall and Spring.

ET 311. Digital Electronics. 3 Credits.

This course introduces digital electronics, the operation of logic gates, and the theory of combination logic circuits. Programmable logic devices, Karnaugh mapping, encoders, decoders, multiplexers, binary adders, party circuits, multi-vibrators, and glitch-free clocks are introduced.
P: ET 233 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 318. Fluid Power Systems. 3 Credits.

This course covers the concept of fluid power and introduces common hydraulic and pneumatic systems used in engineering applications. Design, analysis, operation, maintenance, and application of these fluid power systems are discussed. Topics also include fluid directional, flow and pressure control.
P: ET 218 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 320. The Soil Environment. 4 Credits.

The physical, chemical and biological properties and principals of soils; formation, classification and distribution of major soil orders; function and management of soils in natural, agricultural and urban environments. Includes field and laboratory experiences.
P: CHEM 108 with at least a C grade or 212 with at least a C grade; REC: GEOSCI 202.
Fall Only.

ET 323. Pollution Prevention. 3 Credits.

Emphasizes principles of pollution prevention and environmentally conscious products, processes and manufacturing systems. Also addresses post-use product disposal, life cycle analysis, and pollution prevention economics.
P: ENV SCI 318 with at least a C grade, OR instructor consent
Spring Odd.

ET 324. Motors and Drives. 3 Credits.

This course analyzes selection, set-up, and circuitry associated with AC and DC drives and motors. Topics include DC motor characteristics. AC induction, specialty machine performance and characteristics, stepper motors, servomotors, and three phase power systems are also included.
P: ENGR 308 with a C or higher, and declared major in Mechanical Engineering Technology
Spring.

ET 330. Hydrology. 3 Credits.

Study of the principal elements of the water cycle, including precipitation, runoff, infiltration, evapotranspiration and ground water; applications to water resource projects such as low flow augmentation, flow reregulation, irrigation, public and industrial water supply and flood control.
P: MATH 104 with at least a C or higher math course
Fall Only.

ET 331. Advanced Water and Waste Water Treatment. 3 Credits.

Water and waste water treatment systems, including both sewage and potable water treatment plants and their associated collection and distribution systems. Study of the unit operations, physical, chemical and biological, used in both systems.
P: ET 203
Spring Even.

ET 334. Solid Waste Management. 3 Credits.

This course will focus on technical concepts of solid waste management related to the design and operation of landfills, waste-to-energy systems, composting facilities, recycling facilities, and other emerging waste management technologies.
P: ET 202.

ET 336. Environmental Statistics. 3 Credits.

This course emphasizes the principles of data analysis using advanced statistical software (such as R, SAS, etc.). It employs primarily environmental examples to illustrate procedures for elementary statistical analysis, regression, analysis of variance and nonparametric statistics.
P: MATH 260
Fall and Spring.

ET 340. Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers. 3 Credits.

This course covers interfacing programmable logic controllers to communicate with each other in a complete system. Actuators used in typical industrial related processes are explored. Operation and application of electronic instrumentation and control systems are also covered.
P: ENGR 328 with a C or higher, and ENGR 329 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 342. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. 3 Credits.

This course uses knowledge acquired from previous courses including embedded controllers and electrical circuit design as it applies to techniques for precision measurements, interpreting measurement data, and using it to control systems. Hands on laboratory experiments are provided to demonstrate and verify the concepts in precision measurement theory as it relates to process measurements and the accuracy of electrical measurements in industry.
P: ENGR 328 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 344. Industrial Electronics and Control. 3 Credits.

This course covers the fundamental concepts of power electronics, characteristics of static power semiconductor devices (BJT, MOSFET, IGBT, Thyristors), AC/DC power converters: uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers (single phase and three phase), dual converter, AC/AC power converters: phase controlled converters (single phase and three phase), AC switch, cycloconverter. DC/DC converters: choppers (step down and step up), switching regulators (buck, boost, buck-boost), DC/AC converters: single phase and three phase inverters, and various power control applications.
P: ET 311 with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 350. Data Communication and Protocols. 3 Credits.

Concepts needed to understand data, communications, and networking are presented in this course. The principles associated with data communication, transmission media, interfaces, error control, flow control, synchronization, circuit switching, and packet switching are investigated.
P: ET 250 with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 360. Project Management. 3 Credits.

This course presents an overview of project management with an emphasis on engineering projects. Topics include pre-construction planning, project scheduling systems, critical path management, risk and effects analysis, and failure models.
P: Junior standing and either Electrical, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering Technology major or junior standing and Mechanical Engineering major
Spring.

ET 377. Industrial Safety and Hygiene. 3 Credits.

This course analyzes hazards that can affect safety/health, including assessment of safety/health risks, associated with equipment, materials, processes, and activities. Also covered will be occupational health and safety management principles to initiate and/or improve safety management systems.
P: ET 101, ET 201, ET 203, and CHEM 212; REC: BIOLOGY 201/202.

ET 380. Industrial Automation Control. 3 Credits.

This course provides exposure to the technology of automation and control for both discrete and continuous manufacturing industries; architecture of industrial automation systems; introduction to automatic control; fundamentals and programming principles of programmable logic controllers (PLC) and relay logic controllers (RLL).
P: ENGR 216 with a C or higher, and ENGR 308 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 385. Robotics. 3 Credits.

This course introduces the fundamentals of robotics, transformation of coordinate frame, kinematics, dynamic modeling, trajectory generation and control of robots. Will involve robot simulations using MATLAB/Simulink.
P: ENGR 204 with a C or higher, and ENGR 214 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 390. Mechatronics. 3 Credits.

This course is the study of mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems. Students from both the mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology programs will form teams and will design and build a project using an electro-mechanical control system.
P: ENGR 204 with a C or higher, ENGR 214 with a C or higher, and ENGR 308 with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 391. GIS. 3 Credits.

This course provides an introduction to Geographic Information Systems and the utilization of spatial data for solving geographic problems. Both theoretical concepts of GIS technology and practical applications of GIS will be studied.
P: ET 101 and ET 105 both with a grade of C or higher
Fall Only.

ET 400. Co-op/Internship in Engineering Technology. 3 Credits.

Co-ops/internships are offered on an individual basis and consist of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member and an industry sponsor. A student may also conduct research with sponsorship of an individual faculty member. Course is not repeatable for credit.
P: junior or senior standing; Major in Electrical, Environmental or Mechanical Engineering Tech
Fall and Spring.

ET 405. Applied Thermodynamics. 3 Credits.

This course provides senior level students with an overview of applied thermodynamics. Students will apply basic thermodynamics laws to analyze different cycles and systems, including: Vapor power cycles; Gas power cycles; Internal combustion engines; Refrigeration cycles and air conditioning systems; Combined heat and power (CHP) systems; Waste heat recovery technologies, especially organic Rankine cycles.
P: ENGR 324 with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 410. Capstone Project. 3 Credits.

In this class students form teams and define a technological problem with specifications. After developing project proposals, teams work toward solutions while applying principles of technical design from the curriculum. Each team will deliver a formal presentation and each student will provide a written report upon completion.
P: Senior standing in Environmental Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology
Spring.

ET 415. Solar and Alternate Energy Systems. 3 Credits.

Study of alternate energy systems which may be the important energy sources in the future, such as solar, wind, biomass, fusion, ocean thermal, fuel cells and magneto hydrodynamics.
P: PHYSICS 104 with a C or higher OR PHYSICS 202 with a C or higher OR ENGR 210 with a C or higher or ENGR 308 with a C or higher
Spring.

ET 420. Lean Processes. 3 Credits.

This course focuses on the time value of money as well as operating a business using lean manufacturing with the Sic Sigma and other operational models. Topics covered include decisions under risk, best alternative using economic models, present worth analysis, rate of return, and cost benefit analysis.
P: ET 101, ET 360 or concurrent enrollment; Major in Environmental Engineering Tech.

ET 424. Hazardous and Toxic Materials. 3 Credits.

The handling, processing, and disposal of materials which have physical, chemical, and biological properties that present hazards to human, animal, and plant life; procedures for worker safety and for compliance with regulations. The metals and nonmetals, carcinogens, radioactive materials, and pathogenic human, animal, and plant wastes.
P: CHEM 212
Spring Odd.

ET 432. Hydrogeology. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the geological and physical principles governing ground water flow. Description of aquifer properties, chemical processes, equation of flow, well hydraulics, and environmental concerns.
P: GEOSCI 202 with at least a C grade; REC: ENV SCI 330 with at least a C grade; MATH 202.
Spring.

ET 433. Ground Water: Resources and Regulations. 3 Credits.

An overview of the geology, properties, flow, and pollution of ground water systems. Techniques of aquifer characterization and water quality monitoring are introduced and evaluated. Regulatory and policy approaches to moderate use and ensure adequate high quality supplies of this valuable resource in the future are also reviewed.
P: GEOSCI 202
Fall Even.

ET 444. Geochemistry of Natural Waters. 3 Credits.

This class will explore the theory and application of aqueous geochemistry principles to the study of surface and groundwater systems at low to moderate temperatures. The class will focus on inorganic processes including the hydrologic cycle, chemical weathering, chemical activities in natural waters, thermodynamics, kinetics, acid/base equilibria, carbonate chemistry, acid water systems, heavy metals, redox reactions, saline waters, and ancient fluids preserved in fluid inclusions.
P: GEOSCI 202, CHEM 211 & CHEM 212
Fall Even.

ET 464. Atmospheric Pollution and Abatement. 3 Credits.

This course will provide students an understanding of atmospheric processes and weather patterns and how they affect pollutant transport. Sources, sinks, environmental effects, and abatement technologies for air pollutants will be addressed. Atmospheric reactions that create pollution or deplete stratospheric ozone will be included.
P: CHEM 212 and CHEM 214 and ET 201
Fall Odd.

ET 495. Teaching Assistantship. 1-6 Credits.

The student and supervising teacher must prepare a statement that identifies the course with which the assistantship will happen, objectives for the assistantship, and expectations in order to fulfill the course objectives. Students are not eligible to receive credit in both the course they assist the instructor with and the teaching assistantship in the same semester. Typically student has previously taken the course prior to enrollment in the assistantship. Course is repeatable for credit.
Fall and Spring.

ET 498. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits.

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early in the semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript. Course is repeatable for credit.
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.


These are the courses offered by the Engineering program. View the Engineering Course List on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

Courses

ENGR 104. Engineering Graphics. 1 Credit.

This course introduces students to the creation of 2D engineering drawings using AutoCAD software. Topics covered include line types, drawing sheet layouts, sketching, orthographic projections, section views, isometric drawing, dimensioning, tolerances, and threads and fasteners.
P: MATH 101 with a C or higher OR WPT-MFND score >465 and WPT-AALG score >525, and declared major in Mechanical Engineering.
Fall Only.

ENGR 120. Electrical Circuits I. 3 Credits.

This course uses theory, laboratory investigation, and circuit simulation software to introduce basic electrical and circuit analysis principles. Emphasis is placed on direct current (DC) circuits containing voltage and current sources and resistor networks in series, parallel, and series-parallel configurations. This course also introduces the concepts of electric and magnetic fields in the context of capacitors and inductors and their transient responses in DC circuits. A section on basic alternating current (AC) resistive circuits with sinusoidal sources is included.
P: MATH 104 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
Spring.

ENGR 121. Electrical Circuits I Lab. 1 Credit.

This course is a laboratory course based on ENGR 120 Electrical Circuits I. In this course, both simulation and implementation of DC circuits will be conducted.
P: MATH 104 with a C or higher, ENGR 120 with a C or higher or concurrent enrollment, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
Spring.

ENGR 198. First Year Seminar. 3 Credits.

First Year Seminar, topics vary.
Reserved for New Incoming Freshman
Fall Only.

ENGR 201. Engineering Materials. 2 Credits.

This course covers the basic behavior and processing of engineering materials, including metals, ceramics, plastics, and alloys. Phase behavior of alloys, response to applied loads, crystalline and noncrystalline behavior are included.
P: ET 206 with a C or higher.
Fall Only.

ENGR 202. An Introduction to Smart Cities. 3 Credits.

It is anticipated that in the near future a significant portion of world population will live in cities. Cities of the future need to be smart, sustainable, and efficient. This course introduces students to the concept of Smart Cities and explains the technologies, infrastructure, transportation, healthcare systems, and security that must be considered in economic and sustainable development policies. Case studies of a diverse selection of present day smart cities are included to demonstrate the aspects of smart cities in the present and future.
Spring.

ENGR 204. Programming for Engineers. 2 Credits.

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of programming for solving engineering problems and familiarizes students with the process of computational thinking and translation of real life engineering to computational problems. Programming languages covered include MATLAB and Python.
P: MATH 202 with a C or higher, and declared Mechanical Engineering major or Mechanical Engineering Technology major.
Spring.

ENGR 210. Electrical Circuits II. 3 Credits.

This course deals with the fundamentals of alternating current (AC) circuits including theories, analyses, and design of AC circuits and their applications. This course should be useful in building the knowledge foundation for several future courses on electrical and electronic engineering.
P: ENGR 120 with a C or higher, ENGR 121 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering.
Fall Only.

ENGR 211. Electrical Circuits II Lab. 1 Credit.

This course is a laboratory course based on ENGR 210 Electrical Circuits 2. In this course, both simulation and implementation of alternating current (AC) circuits will be conducted.
P: ENGR 121 with a C or higher, ENGR 210 with a C or higher or concurrent enrollment, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering.
Fall Only.

ENGR 213. Mechanics I. 3 Credits.

Elementary vector operations, resultant of two- and three-dimensional force systems, centroid, hydrostatic forces, equilibrium of trusses and frames, laws of friction and impending motion, moments of inertia, virtual work, stability.
P: MATH 202 with a C or higher and declared major in either Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
Fall Only.

ENGR 214. Mechanics II. 3 Credits.

Displacement, velocity and acceleration components, kinematics of particles using rectilinear and curvilinear coordinates, relative motion, solution and plane motion of rigid bodies, work and potential energy of particles and rigid bodies, linear and angular impulse and momentum, central force motion.
P: ENGR 213
Spring.

ENGR 216. Basic Manufacturing Processes. 3 Credits.

This course introduces machining, stamping, casting, forming, and joining of materials. It covers basic machine processes use to form materials to desired specifications and includes manufacturing of materials, heat treatment, foundry work, and shaping processes.
P: ENGR 201 with a C or higher, and declared Mechanical Engineering Technology major or Mechanical Engineering major
Spring.

ENGR 220. Mechanics of Materials. 3 Credits.

This course teaches how to design and analyze simple structures for predetermined strength and deformation requirements. Topics include theory of stress-strain; Hooke's law; analysis of stresses and deformations in bodies loaded by axial, torsional, bending, and combined loads; and analysis of statically indeterminate systems.
P: ENGR 213 with a C or higher; Major in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering
Spring.

ENGR 221. Mechanics of Materials Lab. 1 Credit.

This lab teaches students an applied analysis of the distribution of forces in static structures; analysis of axial, torsional, and bending stresses; and loading analysis of systems.
P: ENGR 220 or concurrent enrollment
Spring.

ENGR 222. Electronic Devices. 3 Credits.

This course introduces semiconductor materials and manipulation to create several types of basic electronic devices such as diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field effect transistors, operational amplifiers and their circuit models for the design and analysis of electronic circuits.
P: ENGR 210 with a C or higher, and ENGR 211 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 223. Electronic Devices Lab. 1 Credit.

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in the Electronic Devices course.
P: ENGR 222 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment
Spring.

ENGR 224. Electrical Codes, Safety, and Standards. 2 Credits.

This course provides an interpretive survey of various codes, safety procedures, and standards as applied to the electrical construction industry. These include discussions on the National Electrical Code (NEC) and related safety organizations and standards guidelines, for instance, OSHA, IEEE, IEC, ISA, ANSI, and UL. Topics also include an overview of electrical wiring, switches and receptacles, metallic and non-metallic sheathed cables, light fixtures, equipment wiring, and conduits. This course also emphasizes electrical safety procedures and up-to-date electrical codes. The National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) would also be introduced.
P: ENGR 120 with a C or higher, ENGR 121 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering
Spring.

ENGR 240. Micro-controllers and Programmable Logic Controllers. 3 Credits.

This course introduces embedded computer systems and mid-range micro-controller peripherals, including electric motor control components, using assembly and C programming. PLC topics such as troubleshooting, timers, counters, sequencers, data move, math , and analog input and output are covered.
P: ET 142 and ET 311
Spring.

ENGR 260. Introduction to Engineering Ethics. 3 Credits.

This course presents a philosophical examination of the nature of engineering practice and applied technology. The fundamental philosophy of ethics will be covered with application specific to engineering practice. The course will consider how the societal functions of engineers and applications of technology relate to basic ethical and intellectual values, what ethical obligations are implied by the uses and creation of technology, and what ethical duties engineers have in the practice of their careers. Case studies will be used to illustrate concepts.
Fall Only.

ENGR 298. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits.

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early inthe semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript.
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
Fall and Spring.

ENGR 308. Electrical and Electronic Circuits. 3 Credits.

This course provides an introduction to DC and AC electrical circuit analysis, electronic devices and circuits, transducers, electric machines, and power transmission. This course includes both lecture and lab.
P: PHYSICS 202 with a C or higher OR Concurrent enrollment, AND declared Mechanical Engineering Technology major OR declared Mechanical Engineering major.
Fall Only.

ENGR 310. Digital Logic Design. 3 Credits.

This course introduces digital electronics, the operation of logic gates, and the theory of combination logic circuits, programmable logic devices, Karnaugh mapping, encoders, decoders, multiplexers, register and counter, A/D and D/A converters and timer circuits. Introduction to transistor level design of digital circuits.
P: ENGR 222 with a C or higher, and ENGR 223 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 311. Digital Logic Design Lab. 1 Credit.

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in the Digital Logic Design course.
P: ENGR 310 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment
Fall Only.

ENGR 312. Engineering Measurements. 2 Credits.

This course teaches students instrumentation and techniques for measurement of mechanical phenomena. It includes generalized measurement systems, characteristics of dynamic signals, calibration, recording systems, error and statistical analysis.
P: ENGR 308 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment, and ENGR 326 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 320. Energy Conversion. 3 Credits.

Electromechanical energy conversion and operating principles of electric machines such as induction machines, synchronous machines, direct current machines, and special machines.
P: ENGR 210 with a C or higher, and ENGR 211 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 321. Energy Conversion Lab. 1 Credit.

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in the Energy Conversion course.
P: ENGR 320 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment
Spring.

ENGR 322. Engineering Measurements Lab. 1 Credit.

This course introduces students to the laboratory analysis of Engineering Measurements including instrumentation and measurement systems, calibration, error and statistical methods applied to engineering processes.
P: ENGR 312 with at least a C or concurrent enrollment
Fall Only.

ENGR 324. Engineering Thermodynamics. 3 Credits.

This course teaches student engineering applications of thermodynamics including the first and second laws, behavior of condensable and non-condensable substances, analysis of open and closed systems, equations of state, and power and refrigeration cycles.
P: PHYSICS 202 with a C or higher, ET 206 or CHEM 211, CHEM 212, CHEM 213, and CHEM 214 with a C or higher; declared major in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
Spring.

ENGR 326. Numerical Methods. 3 Credits.

This courses teaches students applied numerical analysis for linear and non-linear engineering problems; systems of linear equations, non-linear equations, eigen value problems, and optimization techniques; approximate numerical integration and differentiation; developing numerical methods; and solving for initial and boundary value problems. The course includes both a lecture and a lab.
P: MATH 305 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment, MATH 209 with a C or higher, and ENGR 204 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 328. Microcontrollers and Programmable Logic Controllers. 3 Credits.

This course introduces embedded computer systems and mid-range micro-controller peripherals, including electric motor control components, using assembly and C programming. PLC topics such as troubleshooting, timers, counters, sequencers, data move, math, and analog input and output are covered. Ladder logic programming is also introduced.
P: ET 142 with a C or higher, and ENGR 310 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 329. Microcontrollers and Programmable Logic Controllers Lab. 1 Credit.

In this course students will perform experiments to verify practically the theories and concepts learned in the Microcontrollers and PLCs course.
P: ENGR 328 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment
Spring.

ENGR 334. Industrial Decision Processes. 3 Credits.

Industrial decision processes, or operations research, is an applied science that deals with quantitative decision making, usually involving the allocation and control of limited resources. Its focus is using advanced analytical methods for industrial decision making via mathematical optimization and statistical analysis. This course will provide students with the tools and concepts to analyze real world problems in terms of economics and risk.
P: MATH 104 with a C or better or higher level math placement and junior standing. REC: MATH 260 or other introductory statistics course
Spring.

ENGR 336. Fluids. 3 Credits.

This course provides an introduction to fluid properties, fluid statics, and fluid dynamics; potential flow; dimensional analysis; closed conduits and external flow; boundary-layer theory; compressible flows; and turbomachinery.
P: ENGR 214 with a C or higher, MATH 209 with a C or higher, and MATH 305 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 337. Fluids Lab. 1 Credit.

This laboratory course introduces students to the experimental analysis of Fluid Dynamics concepts including measurement of fluid properties, applications of Bernoulli's equation, and fluid power systems.
P: ENGR 336 with a C or higher or concurrent enrollment
Fall Only.

ENGR 340. Analysis of Dynamic Systems. 3 Credits.

This course introduces students to mathematical modeling and analysis of dynamic systems with mechanical, thermal, and fluid elements. Topics include time and frequency domain solutions, linearization techniques, state space modeling and solutions.
P: ENGR 204 with a C or higher, ENGR 214 with a C or higher, MATH 209 with a C or higher, and MATH 305 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 342. Signals and Systems. 3 Credits.

This course provides an introduction to analysis techniques for continuous-time and discrete-time signals and typical model systems. Topics include signals and systems definitions and properties as well as signal processing techniques and applications. Signals and systems representations and applications to circuit analysis will also be performed using MATLAB software package.
P: MATH 203 with a C or higher, ENGR 210 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering
Fall Only.

ENGR 343. Signals and Systems Lab. 1 Credit.

This course provides a laboratory session for the analysis techniques for continuous-time and discrete-time signals and typical model systems.
P: ENGR 342 with a C or higher OR concurrent enrollment
Fall Only.

ENGR 344. Mechanical Vibration. 3 Credits.

Mechanical structures and systems are susceptible to vibrations, i.e. periodic changes in the physical state. Vibrations can both be a hindrance and a benefit to machines. This course studies about modeling and analyzing single and multiple degrees of freedom systems. Vibrations of machine elements. Design vibration isolation systems. Balance rotating machinery. Random excitation and response of mechanical structures. Students will utilize basic MATLAB skills to solve problems related to vibrations. Students who completes this course should have a clear understanding of vibrations and modeling of mechanical systems. They will analyze free and forced vibrations and will develop mathematical techniques to model and design mechanical systems.
P: MATH 305 with a C or higher or concurrent enrollment, MATH 209 with a C or higher, and ENGR 214 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 346. Electrical Power Systems. 3 Credits.

This course covers characteristics of three phase power configurations and utility systems’ interconnections from power generation through distribution systems, including renewable energy sources, transmission lines, utility grid, device coordination, metering, protective relays, fuses, breakers, and fault circuit interrupting.
P: ENGR 320 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 348. Electromagnetic Fields and Applications. 3 Credits.

This course introduces electromagnetic vector quantities and vector operations in different coordinate systems; electric field concepts; potential, dielectrics, magnetic fields, magnetic properties; Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves.
P: MATH 203 with a C or higher, ENGR 210 with a C or higher, ENGR 211 with a C or higher, and declared major in Electrical Engineering
Fall Only.

ENGR 402. Smart Cities: Engineering the Future. 3 Credits.

Cities are now a major hub of human populations and in the near future a majority of the world's population will live in cities. To meet growth needs, future cities must be engineering to be smart, sustainable, and efficient. This course characterizes features of smart cities, particularly the role of engineering and technology in the design of infrastructure, transportation, health care, and the security and privacy required in smart systems. Case studies will be used to assess and analyze the economics, policy making, and sustainability of smart city design.
P: MATH 104 or higher with at least a C or graduate standing. REC: ENV SCI 102 or ENV SCI 260 or ET 101 or ENGR 198
Fall and Spring.

ENGR 408. Finite Element Analysis. 3 Credits.

Applying introductory concepts of finite element methods like direct stiffness, energy and/or weighted residual methods in analytically solving linear and nonlinear structural and thermal problems. Introduces common finite element programs used in academia and industry. Formulate 1D, 2D and 3D elements models. Comparison of exact solutions with approximate finite element predictions
P: ET 207 with a C or higher, ENGR 220 with a C or higher, and ENGR 326 with a C or higher.
Fall Only.

ENGR 412. Communications Systems. 3 Credits.

This course presents the major concepts necessary to understand the data communications field. The principles of data communication technologies, transmission media, interfaces, channel capacity, error control, flow control, multiplexing, synchronization, circuit switching, and packet switching are the main focus of this course. The course presents the communication systems in terms of their physical and data link layers and then touches upon some selected topics on communications systems and standards. Finally, it is anticipated that introductions to a few selected and special topics in the emerging fields of data communication and networking would also be presented in this course.
P: ENGR 342 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 414. Power System Analysis and Protection. 3 Credits.

Electrical power flow analysis, short-circuit analysis, symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, transient stability analysis, economic load dispatch, and general technical problems of electric power systems.
P: ENGR 346 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 420. Machine Component Design I. 3 Credits.

Detailed design and selection of machine components such as shafts, fasteners, springs, and gears. Analysis of stresses and deformation of the machine components under combined static and dynamic loads, stress concentrations, and fatigue.
P: ENGR 220 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 422. Machine Component Design II. 3 Credits.

Design of advanced machine elements such as bearings, gears, brakes, clutches, flywheels, and flexible mechanical elements. Application of mechanics, materials and machine components principles and methods to design mechanical devices and assemblies.
P: ENGR 420 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 426. Wireless Communications. 3 Credits.

This course presents the main concepts to understand the principles of wireless communications systems. The introductory concepts of wireless communications systems, radio wave propagation, channel models and capacity analysis, as well as the performance of wireless communications systems are the main focus of this course. This course should build upon the backgrounds on communications systems and further the knowledge towards wireless communications fields. This course would also include some emerging topics in the field of wireless communications. Therefore, this course should be useful to students who are or would be pursuing careers in the wireless communications and networking fields.
P: ET 350 with a C or higher OR ENGR 412 with a C or higher
Spring Even.

ENGR 428. Wireless Networks. 3 Credits.

This course presents the main concepts to understand the principles of wireless networks. The introductory concepts of wireless networks, wireless transmission techniques, wireless network topologies, routing, and advanced topics in the fields of wireless and cellular communication networks are the main focus of this course. This course should build upon the backgrounds on communications systems and further the knowledge towards data and wireless networks fields. This course would also include some advanced topics in the field of emerging wireless networks. Therefore, this course should be useful to students who are or would be pursuing careers in the wireless communications and networking fields.
P: ET 350 with a C or higher OR ENGR 412 with a C or higher
Spring Odd.

ENGR 430. Heat Transfer. 3 Credits.

This course teaches students fundamental concepts of steady-state and transient conduction, convection, and radiation. It also includes an introduction to heat exchanger principles and applications.
P: ENGR 324 with a C or higher, MATH 209 with a C or higher, and MATH 305 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 431. Thermal Lab. 1 Credit.

This laboratory course includes thermodynamic experiments such as gas laws and internal combustion engines, and heat transfer experiments on conduction, convection and radiation.
P: ENGR 430 with a C or higher or concurrent enrollment
Spring.

ENGR 432. Automatic Controls. 3 Credits.

This combined lecture and lab course gives students an introduction to feedback control system concepts; mathematical modeling of mechanical, hydraulic, electro-mechanical, and servo systems; feedback system characteristics and performance; stability; design; and compensation of control systems.
P: ENGR 308 with a C or higher, and ENGR 340 with a C or higher
Fall Only.

ENGR 434. Power Electronics. 3 Credits.

This course covers the fundamental concepts of power electronics, characteristics of static power semiconductor devices (BJT, MOSFET, IGBT, Thyristors), AC/DC power converters: uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers (single phase and three phase), dual converter, AC/AC power converters: phase-controlled converters (single phase and three phase), AC switch, cycloconverter. DC/DC converters: choppers (step down and step up), switching regulators (buck, boost, buck-boost), DC/AC converters: single phase and three phase inverters, and various power control applications.
P: ENGR 310 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 438. Microprocessors and Embedded Systems. 3 Credits.

This course will provide an introduction to microprocessor and embedded systems. Basic instructions, features, and architecture of a typical microprocessor system will be studied in this course. Topics on microprocessor programming and assembly language programming will be included. Finally, applications of microprocessors and embedded systems will be studied.
P: ENGR 328 with a C or higher
Spring.

ENGR 460. Senior Design. 3 Credits.

Senior design is the mechanical engineering synthesis course in which students complete a senior design process that includes project proposal, design definition, design analysis, design completion, oral presentation, and a written report.
P: Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering major or Mechanical Engineering Technology major
Spring.

ENGR 462. Senior Design Project. 3 Credits.

This is the electrical engineering synthesis course in which students complete a capstone design process that includes project proposal, design definition, design analysis, design completion, oral presentation, and a written report.
P: Senior standing in Electrical Engineering
Fall Only.

ENGR 493. Special Topics in Electrical Engineering. 3 Credits.

This course introduces special topics in the field of Electrical Engineering. The topic of the course will be decided by the Electrical Engineering faculty and approved by the Engineering disciplinary Chair prior to being offered.
P: Junior or Senior standing in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.

ENGR 495. Teaching Assistantship. 1-6 Credits.

The student and supervising teacher must prepare a statement that identifies the course with which the assistantship will happen, objectives for the assistantship, and expectations in order to fulfill the course objectives. Students are not eligible to receive credit in both the course they assist the instructor with and the teaching assistantship in the same semester. Typically student has previously taken the course prior to enrollment in the assistantship. Course is repeatable for credit.
Fall and Spring.

ENGR 497. Internship. 1-12 Credits.

Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings.

ENGR 498. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits.

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early in the semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript. Course is repeatable for credit.
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
Fall and Spring.